Lady

Makes Us Happy for Lady

Most days after treatment, the team offers Lady water from the hose before she begins exploring. One recent morning, Lady took water from the hose but didn’t drink it. She filled up her trunk and then let it drip out. She was making a sweet face and had her ears…...

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Rana’s Invitation to Play

Frequently, filming the elephants doesn’t go as planned. This video is a great example of that. ? While most of the footage is unexpected close-ups of a charming Maia, Scott recorded Rana engaging in a behavior we have noticed a few times now. A few times recently, as Maia has…...

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A DInner Party for Four

All four elephants unexpectedly ate dinner together recently. Shirlei went out to feed and found Rana and Mara first, near the 5A water trough. She fed both of them near where they were. As she was dropping off their dinners, Maia came through the training square, presumably looking for her…...

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Hanging Out Together

Mara and Rana have been having their share of “lazy days” recently. They seem not to want to take more than 30 steps at a time, and they end up staying in a smaller area for a portion of the day. It seems to be associated with being closer to…...

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Quiet Mellow Days

We have been enjoying observing everyone’s quiet, mellow days lately, which are typical for this time of year. Lady is spending lots of time in “her” bushes this week, although she went to the back of Yard 4 this afternoon. From the cameras, we know that Maia, Rana, and Mara…...

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A Mischievous Lady

Lady has been spending more time in Yard 5 lately. It’s another larger area for her to explore, and although she sometimes races right in, she doesn’t stay away as long as when she is in Yard 4. One recent afternoon, Scott was bringing Lady into Yard 5 for dinner,…...

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